Growing Guide: Pepino

Plant Type: 
Short-Lived Perennial Fruiting Shrub/Vine

Pepino can be grown as an annual in colder climates!

Harvest Season: 
Spring, Summer, Fall

Mature Size: 
Up to 3-6 ft tall and wide

Soil & Moisture: 
Prefers well-draining very dry soil and low humidity conditions.

Light Requirements: 
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile: 
Yes

Growth Rate: 
Fast

Zone Hardiness: 
Outdoors 9-11 (frost protection until established); Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation: 
Grown from cutting or tissue culture and ready to produce within